Vital Football

Latest Derby County News

Rams need Moore from defender

Rams need Moore from defender

Rams need Moore from defender

Rams boss Paul Jewell has dismissed reports linking veteran defender Darren Moore with a move to Championship sides Coventry City and Leicester City.

Moore has struggled in the Premiership with his distribution, but one thing you always get from the big defender is 100% commitment.

He was at fault for two of the Rams goals at Portsmouth on Saturday, but in his defence the Rams were down to the bare bones with Danny Mills limping off after 30 minutes and Jewell having no cover on the bench.

National newspapers claimed that the Championship clubs were embroiled in a head-to-head battle to sign the 33-year-old centre-half on a free transfer, and with former Rams favourites Steve Howard and Matt Oakley at the Foxes, a move to the Walkers Stadium looked the most likely.

But Jewell has denied all knowledge of the stories and insisted that Moore certainly would not be leaving Pride Park without a transfer fee.

'I was surprised to hear that this morning, and even more surprised to hear he was going on a free transfer,' said Jewell.

'Darren Moore is a Derby County player. I haven't had any calls about him and I don't know where that story has come from.

'What I will say is that, just like everybody else, Darren Moore has his price but free certainly isn't his price.'

Writer:Peter Simcox
Date:Tuesday January 22 2008
Time: 1:36PM

Comments

0
Well lets hope he can make another bluder tonight and gift us a goal!!
will it ever happen
22/01/2008 16:39:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Derby County Articles

Officials - Derby v Sheffield Wednesday (21/10/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Derby County and Sheffield Wednesday this Saturday.

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (18/10/17)

Time for the special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for the season of 2017/18.

Safe Standing Gets A Step Closer To The Championship

Shrewsbury Town have now confirmed that they have reached their crowd funding target of £65,000 to create a safe standing section at New Meadow.

Vydra Helps Rams To Forest Win

Derby County were clinical with their chances to retain the Brian Clough trophy with a 2-0 victory over Nottingham Forest at Pride Park. Matej Vydra opened the scoring inside the first minute and The

Archived Vital Derby Articles

Vital Derby articles from

Site Journalists

MikeC
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MotM v. Forest
Suggested By: MikeC
Carson2%
Wisdom0%
Keogh0%
Davies0%
Forsyth0%
Huddlestone0%
Ledley7%
Russell21%
Vydra21%
Lawrence21%
Nugent14%
Thorne7%
Martin7%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Derby County Results (view all)

Derby County Fixtures (view all)

Write for Vital Football